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National & State Parks March 2012 Archive


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Get Ready for National Parks Week

Wednesday March 28, 2012
© Jersey JJ via Flickr National park lovers rejoice! National Parks Week is coming up fast. From April 21-29, not only will entrance fees to ALL parks be waived, but ... Read More

Nature Valley Launches First Ever Street-View Style National Parks Experience

Sunday March 25, 2012
© Nature Valley Looking for an interactive way to explore even more of the national parks? Look no further than the new digital platform, Nature Valley Trail View. This first-of-its-kind platform ... Read More

Where to Celebrate Women's History Month

Sunday March 25, 2012
© NPS In honor of Women's History Month, take some time to learn about the historical sites preserving the history and impact of women who changed the lives of so ... Read More

Readers' Choice Voting Ends March 21

Saturday March 17, 2012
We are coming to the end of the 2012 Readers' Choice Awards. Votes were cast and we are now down to the top 3 finalists of each region. But we ... Read More

San Antonio Missions Up For Nomination to UNESCO World Heritage List

Saturday March 17, 2012
© UNESCO The San Antonio Franciscan Missions, along with several other national park units around the country, are currently up nomination to the UNESCO World Heritage List. And you have ... Read More

Grand Canyon's Uranium Mining Fight Continues

Wednesday March 14, 2012
© Wolfgang Staudt via Flickr It seems like a bad idea to mine near the Grand Canyon. In fact, back in January, Interior Secretary Ken Salazar issued a 20-year ban ... Read More

Plan a Trip to the National Mall

Sunday March 11, 2012
© YoTuT via Flickr With the Cherry Blossom Festival hitting Washington, D.C. at the end of the month, it is a perfect time to plan a visit to the National ... Read More

Yosemite's Half Dome New Lottery Begins

Wednesday March 7, 2012
© thomas pix via Flickr If you're hoping to hike Half Dome at California's Yosemite National Park this summer, pay attention! The park has begun a new system which will ... Read More

DC Cherry Blossom Festival This Month!

Thursday March 1, 2012
© Jeff Kubina via Flickr The National Cherry Blossom Festival will be held on March 20 through April 27. The festival includes many events like parades, street fairs, fireworks, and ... Read More

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